Miles From Our Home

Lyrics by Michael Timmins
Music by Michael Timmins, Greg Clarke and Brodie Lodge

[G] [Am] [Em/B] [C] [G] [Am] [Em/B] [C]

[G] No one in sight for [Am] fifty miles, [Em/B] sleeping fields [C] sigh as I
[G] glide across their [Am] spines. [Em/B] [C]
[G] If I could just reach the [Am] crest of that hill this [Em/B] whole day will tumble,
[C] out the night will [G] spill. [Am] [Em/B] [C]

[G] The sky as still as a [Am] spinning top,
[Em/B] Shooting stars [C] drop like burning [G] words from a- [Am] bove. [Em/B] [C]
[G] If I could just con- [Am] nect all these dots,
the [Em/B] truth would tumble like a [C] Cynic vexed by [G] love. [Am] [Em/B] [C]

And yet [G] people keep [Am] saying I'm [Bm] miles from my [Em] home,
[Am] Mil- [G] es from my [Am] home. [G] [Am] [Em/B] [C]

[G] I met you again in my [Am] sleep last night,
[Em/B] these are days of [C] slow boats and false [G] starts. [Am] [Em/B] [C]
[G] Hearts remain under [Am] lock and key,
[Em/B] you will be the one to [C] set them both free.

And yet [G] people will [Am] tell you you're [Bm] miles from your [Em] home,
[Am] Mil- [G] es from your [Am] home. [Em]

But that's [D] where I want to [G] be.
[Am] Out there [Em] searching, [Am] out here [Em] fumbling,
[Am] out here [Em] waiting for [C] you and you for me.

[G] [Am] [Em/B] [C] [G] [Am] [Em/B] [C]

[G] The moon hangs like a [Am] question mark,
[Em/B] pale as milk, [C] bold as a promise. [G] [Am] [Em/B] [C]
[G] When will you share these [Am] sights with us?
[Em/B] When will we [C] hold you in our arms?

And the [G] people we'll [Am] tell them we're [Bm] miles from our [Em] home,
[Am] mil- [G] es from [Am] our home. [G]

And the people we'll [Am] tell them we're [Bm] miles from our [Em] home,
[Am] mil- [G] es from [Am] our home. [G]


[Am] Mil- [G] es from our [Am] home. [G] [Am] Mil- [G] es from our [Am] home. [G]
[Am] Mil- [G] es from our [Am] home. [G] [Am] Mil- [G] es from our [Am] home. [G]

Tabbed by Brian Davies: The picking pattern throughout is something like:

   [G]       [Am]       [Em/B]    [C]
(E) I-3-------I----------I---------I---------I
(B) I---3-----I-1--------I---------I-------1-I
(G) I------0--I---2------I---------I-----0---I
(D) I---------I-------2--I---2-----I---2-----I
(A) I---------I----------I-2-------I-3-------I
(E) I---------I----------I---------I---------I

 

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Last Update: July 11, 2004
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